Items by Carla Wise

Me and my SUV
Me and my SUV
An environmentalist loves driving her SUV but welcomes the prospect of higher gas prices.
Small poultry farmers grapple with lack of slaughterhouses
Small poultry farmers grapple with lack of slaughterhouses
There just aren't enough slaughterhouses for small poultry farms in Oregon and other Western states.
Inspired by nature
Inspired by nature
Three pioneering Western scientists and inventors use biomimicry to tackle environmental problems.
When doing the right thing gets complicated
When doing the right thing gets complicated
Do we have the right to kill invasive barred owls and their hybrid offspring, even if it will save endangered spotted owls?
A beeting
From grass to grains
From grass to grains
The local food growers in Oregon’s Southern Willamette Valley Bean and Grain Project see a unique opportunity in today’s economic crisis.
Climate Revolutionary
Law professor Mary C. Wood wants to use “atmospheric trust litigation” to tackle global warming in the courts.
Searching for flour where the wheat grows
Carla Wise wants to make bread from wheat grown close to her home in Corvallis, Ore.
Gutsy science wins the day
The writer praises an Oregon graduate student who defied the conventional wisdom on salvage logging — and counts the cost to those who tried to censor his work